Doctors Symphony to Offer “Shall We Dance?”

58“Shall We Dance….” a concert by the Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra featuring memorable classic music of the dance – will be coming to the Vets Auditorium Sunday November 23, 2014. Program includes excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” and “Sleeping Beauty;” Brahms’ “Hungarian Dance;” Stravinsky’s “Firebird;” Ravel’s “Minuet Antique;” and much more.

Renowned Soloist Mariano Dugatkin will be featured playing Piazzolla’s romantic music for the tango on his Bandoneon.The bandoneón is a type of concertina popular in Argentina with an essential role in the ‘orquesta tipica’, the tango orchestra. Designed by Heinrich Band, German sailors and workers brought the instrument with them to South America in the late 1800’s. Dugatkin is an award winning composer, bandoneonist and piano player who has performed with several Tango Orchestras in Argentina and abroad.

Sunday, November 23, 2014 3 pm FREE Parking

Veterans Memorial Auditorium,

4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City, 90230

TICKETS: FREE admission. Donations are welcomed as LADSO operates, in part, through the generosity of its donors. Donations may be made at the door or online at

Founded in 1953 (this is the opening concert of the orchestra’s 61st season), the LA Doctors Symphony Orchestra is one of the oldest community orchestras in the United States with its roots in the medical professions and is dedicated to enriching the Southern California communities through the healing power of music. Originally composed of only medical professionals, the orchestra now welcomes all accomplished musicians. Since 1990, LADSO ( has been under the baton of Music Director Dr. Ivan Shulman.

This performance is made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant

with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through

the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

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